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We find no evidence of association either between quantity of management and management quality or directly between quantity of management and any of our measures of hospital performance. This can be attributed largely to a significant rise in mental-health-related ‘presenteeism’, where employees work when they are not at their most productive, with mental-health related absenteeism and staff turnover contributing to the costs overall. If you were born on or before 30 June 1947, you can now book your vaccination via a participating community pharmacy or Trust led vaccination clinic. The majority of vaccinations will be given by GPs and community pharmacies.

To best overlook and guide the highest quality of its contributions, Field Chief Editor Björn W. Schuller is supported by an outstanding Editorial Board of world-leading researchers around the globe. The author guidelines provide further details on article types and the submission process. Epidemiology has been crucial in identifying causal relationships with a strong impact on modern public health, however, we are now aware that causal relationships have become much more complex in the world we live in. Our latest impact metrics reflect the power of research that is open for all. Thanks to our authors, reviewers, and editors for accelerating scientific discovery and developing the solutions we need for healthy lives on a healthy planet. With our new hospital – Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital – opening on Tuesday 3 May.

Social Care Online is the UK’s most extensive database of social care and social work information. Provides abstracts and some full-text documents, journal articles, books, reports from central and local government and voluntary organizations, and research papers. Register and create a free account to make the best use of the database. All 16 and 17 year olds and children aged 12 to 15 years of age who are in a clinical risk group or who live with an immunosuppressed person can also receive a booster dose three months after their second dose.

The fortnightly The Ward Round newsletter, by HSJ workforce correspondent Annabelle Collins, ensures you are tuned in to the daily pressures on staff, and the wider trends and policies shaping the workforce. “Our project is in jeopardy.” This is the verdict of one trust working on long-needed major hospital redevelopments, which were promised by the government in the run-up to the 2019 general election. The government will have a time limit of six months to consider any local reconfiguration proposal it calls in, and will have to publicly justify its interference, under changes ministers have accepted to their Health and Care Bill. The Series will provide you with the opportunity to have frequent engagement with system leaders and peers on key elective recovery topics.

Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, explains how physical activity can help to prevent and manage stress. Face mask rules in health and social care settings, the last of Wales’ Covid rules, are scrapped. With one in six workers experiencing a mental health problem at any one time, and stress thought to be responsible for almost half of working days lost in Britain due to health issues, the relationship between mental health and the workplace is a complex one.

Older people with mobility problems living without home adaptations have poorer health and higher levels of pain, according to researchers at The Universities of Manchester and Hong Kong…. The University of Manchester has retained 5th place for research power – the quality and scale of research and impact – in the UK government’s Research Excellence Framework 2021, the major national exercise to evaluate research activity, which … MRC funds research at the forefront of science to prevent illness, develop therapies and improve human health. An estimated 100 people per year with triple negative breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body may soon benefit from pembrolizumab in combination with chemotherapy (paclitaxel or nab-paclitaxel) following the final draft recommendation from NICE.

Research is ongoing to see what impact the COVID-19 vaccines have on reducing the spread of the disease and to examine the extent to which vaccinated people can still pass the infection on to others. If you are one of a small number of people who cannot receive a mRNA vaccine as a booster and require an AstraZeneca vaccine see details above on how you can access a community pharmacy administering the AstraZeneca vaccine. The booster programme involves the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. Equity in Open Knowledge Those within the academic community will be considering open access over the coming week, Open Access Week. Open access refers to free, unrestricted online access to research, such as journal articles. This bi-monthly journal aims to stimulate scientific and policy debate and provide a forum for analysis and opinion sharing for individuals and organisations engaged in all areas of global health.

These individuals have been identified by their Trust clinician or GP and invited to receive a third primary dose. The latest details of vaccination hub locations and opening times are available on the Health Trust websites at the links below. Women who are pregnant are now encouraged to have the first, second or booster jabs as soon as possible to help better protect themselves and their baby from any serious consequences from COVID-19. Details on which community pharmacies provide each vaccine are detailed below. All 12 to 17 year olds are now eligible to receive a second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Impact factor announcement for RSTMH journals RSTMH is delighted to announce increases in the impact factors for both our journals.